Compositae - Asteraceae (Heliantheae)
Tridax parviflora is a restricted noxious weed in Arkansas !
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Yiwa Nduú, Yiwa Ndu, Guascas, Picão Branco, Small Flower Galinsoga, QuickWeed, Kleinblütiges Knopfkraut, Gallant Soldier, Kleinblütiges Franzosenkraut, Soldado Galante, Galinsoga ā Petites Fleurs, Galinsoga Comune, Erva-da-Moda, Kaal Knopkruid, Håret Kortstråle.
Opposite, simple, lightly dentate, lance-ovate, pointed at tip
4-5 small white ray petals surrounding yellow disk flowers
to 80 centimeters high.
USDA zone: 10
Seed count roughly 1,000 seeds in 1 Gram.
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Ajiaco (Bogota's Chicken and Potato Soup)
The night before marinate the chicken breasts with garlic, onion and salt. In
a heavy 4-litre casserole, put the breasts, add water, cover and cook until
the chicken is tender. Transfer the chicken to a platter. Remove the skin
from the chicken and discard. Cut the chicken breasts into strips. Cook the
yellow potatoes in the casserole with the chicken stock until they start to
disintegrate. Add more chicken stock to taste. At this point the soup should
be thick and fairly smooth. Add the bunch of scallions, the bunch of cilantro,
the sliced potatoes, the guascas, and the corn. When cooked remove the bunch
of cilantro and the bunch of scallions. Serve the chicken on soup bowls and
pour the soup into the bowls. Pour 3 tablespoons of cream and 1 teaspoon of chopped capers
on each bowl. Float the sliced avocado on top. Serves 4.
Note: You definitively have to use guascas if you want to call your soup
Ajiaco. It's not easy to get them out of Colombia, but they give this soup its
NOTICE: Recipe modified from http://www.ColoState.EDU/Orgs/LASO/Colombia/ where it is freely available. This notice must be kept intact in any copy or modification.